With the three previous lay days called due to the large nature of the swell, day four was cancelled with just small waves on offer.
A statement on the event's official website read: "After a couple of big messy days, Pipeline is now looking small and sloppy forcing us to call yet another lei day.
"There were a few good waves over the course of the day yesterday, but not nearly enough to run a contest."
A bigger, more surfable swell is expected to develop at the North Shore over the next two days, giving hope that the new ASP World Tour season's first five star-rated event will commence soon.
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